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Desired Industry: Social Services SpiderID: 77866
Desired Job Location: Brooklyn, New York Date Posted: 8/14/2016
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: 10/4/16
Desired Wage: 60,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience Willing to Travel: Yes, 50-75%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: No

Lytisha Myers
1425 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11239

Summary of Skills & Qualifications:

Detailed oriented, self starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to prioritize workload and handle projects efficiently with emphasis on meeting deadlines. Experienced in Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, Typing 45-50 wpm.

Social Service Experience:

6/16-Present Brooklyn, NY
ICL (Institute for Community Living)-Brooklyn HRA Associate Director
• Assists in ensuring that there is internal program compliance with federal, state, city, and the agency overall.
• Oversees the development, implementation, and review of service plans to address issues of rehabilitative services.
• Assist Program Director with Intake Screening process.
• Supervise 1-2 Case Managers, ensuring that staff is obtaining information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to the individual’s situation.
• Regularly directs the inspection of case records to evaluate the completeness and quality of treatment plans, progress notes, assessments, and medical records.
• Conduct community meetings and staff meetings in a clinical setting.
• Work in collaboration with Human Resource Administration to receive referrals and ensure consumer compliance with housing policies as needed.

07/13-5/16 Brooklyn, NY
ICL(Institute for Community Living)-FOCUS TEAM
Social Worker
• Offered outreach services to individuals with an HIV+, psychiatric and substance abuse disorder.
• Provided psychiatric, HIV treatment adherence and substance abuse counseling.
• Assisted in crisis intervention, and facilitate substance abuse, HIV+, and treatment adherence support groups.
• Wrote treatment plans, psycho social evaluations, and other clinical forms for a case load of 20 or more.
• Maintained contact with health care providers.

01/08-07/13 Brooklyn, NY

ICL(Institute for Community Living)-FOCUS TEAM
Substance Abuse Specialist
• Provided Harm Reduction counseling in the community to person’s who had a triple diagnosis of MI, SA, HIV+.
• Engaged in group counseling services with 3 or more persons.
• Completed annual assessments pertaining to chemical dependency, and wrote progress reports regarding their process in treatment.

09/09-04/10 Brooklyn, NY
Damon House-OASAS Residential Facility
Social Work Intern
• Carried a small case load of four to provide case management services.
• Counseled clients around their issues of chemical dependency, money management, social life skills, housing, employment.
• Facilitated group seminars
• Maintained contact with other providers such as parole officers, therapist, psychiatrist.
• Provided social support, wrote treatment plans, made referrals to vocational training services.
12/06-01/08 Brooklyn, NY
ICL(Institute for Community Living)-Halsey House
Promoted to Case Manager
• Provided psychological education, psychiatric medication management monitoring.
• Maintain contact with other providers and family members within a MICA residence.
• Addressed entitlements and housing placement needs, wrote referrals for clients suffering from medical ailments and substance abuse.
09/05-12/06 Brooklyn, NY
ICL (Institute for Community Living)-Halsey House
• Worked closely with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians to provide mental health services.
• Carried a small caseload to provide a full range of support for outreach, on going assessment, and crisis intervention.
• Facilitated group sessions on a weekly basis.
01/04-07-04 Queens, NY
ACS(Administration for Children Services)-Family Preservation Program-Family Mentor
• Worked with families to prevent children removal.
• Provided intensive at home crisis intervention and family preservation services.
• Acted as a role model to help families take charge of their lives.
• Assisted families in learning about future options and how to make important decisions to become successfully integrated into the community.

Long Island University of New York(Brooklyn Campus)
Master of Science in Social Work(MSW)
Major: Social Work
Concentration: Substance Abuse
Graduation, May 2010

York College/City University of New York Queens NY
Bachelor of Science in Social Work(BSW)
Major: Social Work
Minor: English
Graduation, June 2006

Long Island University
Credentialed Alcoholism Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (CASAC-T)
(350 CASAC Education/Training Hours)

SAMHSA Enhancing Motivation for Change Training
(Institute for Community Living)
Motivational Interviewing (10 CASAC hours)

The City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control-HIV Training Institute
HIV 101: Understanding HIV/AIDS Infection, diagnosis and Treatment Approaches

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